638-0903/05 – Technical means of automation (TPA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Automation and Computing in IndustryCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří David, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří David, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
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DAV47 doc. Ing. Jiří David, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student will be able to formulate basic properties of control systems from the point of view of individual technical elements. The student will be able to present the function of intelligent sensors and integrate them into industrial systems control systems. The student will be able to demonstrate basic and advanced members of automated and automated management systems. The student will be able to analyze industrial and non-industrial systems in terms of applied technical means.

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Technical means of automation are focused on traditional and non-traditional sensors of electrical quantities and non-electric quantities, modern transmission systems, evaluation devices as signaling elements. Further attention is devoted to intelligent sensors, imaging technology, structural elements of control circuits, development trends of automation devices and technical means in various technical systems.

Compulsory literature:

KIRIANAKI, N. V. Data acquisition and signal processing for smarts sensors. Hoboken : Wiley, 2002. ISBN: 978-0-470-84610-0. BOLTON, W. Instrumentation and control systems. Amsterdam: Elsevier Inc., 2015. ISBN: 9780081006139. RANDY, F. Understanding smart sensors. Boston: Artech House, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-60807-507-2. GROOVER, M. P. Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. London: Pearson, 2013. ISBN-13: 978-1292025926. DORF, R. F. a‎ R. H. BISHOP. Modern Control Systems. London:Pearson, 2010. ISBN: 978-0136024583.

Recommended literature:

GHODRAT, K. Industrial Process Control: Advances and Applications. Amsterdam: Elsevier Inc., 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0750674461. HUGHES, T. A. Measurement and control basics. Durham: ISA The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, 2006. ISBN: 978-1556179167. MEHTA, B. R. a Y. J. REDDY. Industrial Process Automation Systems: Design and Implementation. Berlin: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, 2014. ISBN: 9780128009390.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Development of the project related to the topic of the dissertation.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Electric and non-electric quantities sensors. 2. The ways of measurement of electric and non-electric quantities. 3. Intelligent industrial sensors. 4. Transfer systems, evaluation devices as a signaling elements. 5. Pointing devices, control items, constructional elements. 6. Control computers. 7. Intelligent controllers. 8. Amplifiers and converters. 9. Motors and servo drive. 10. Microprocesor systems. 11. Building blocks of industrial measuring and controlling systems. 12. Development trends of automation instruments. 13. Technical instruments of metallurgical production technologies. 14. Technical instruments for control industry and non-industry objects.

Conditions for subject completion

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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